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Dr Prabhakaran Naveen
Consultant Psychiatrist for Adults of Working Age
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Dr Prabhakaran Naveen

Dr Prabhakaran Naveen is a visiting consultant psychiatrist at The Priory Wellbeing Centre in Bristol, providing assessment and management of mental disorders in Adults of working age group.


  • Dr Naveen obtained his medical degree (MBBS) in 1997 at Calicut Medical College (Calicut University, Kerala, India) and moved to England in 1999. He started working in the NHS from 2000
  • Dr Naveen completed his post graduate psychiatric training at the Severn Deanery from April 2001- February 2005, and obtained Membership to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London (MRCPsych) in 2006
  • From 2005 until November 2013, Dr Naveen worked as a specialty doctor, associate specialist and locum consultant psychiatrist, in BaNES community mental health teams, early intervention team in psychosis and Home treatment & crisis team
  • From November 2013 until November 2019, Dr Naveen was the consultant psychiatrist for the adult psychiatric inpatient unit in Bath, initially as a locum post which later became substantive
  • Since November 2019, Dr Naveen has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Primary Care Liaison Service (PCLS) in Bath, which is one of the access services for mental health referrals

Additional credentials of Dr Prabhakaran Naveen include:

  • Good professional standing for CPD (Continuing Professional development) with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London (CPD cycle from March to Feb)
  • Section 12(2) approved doctor and an Approved Clinician under The Mental Health Act 1983 (Renewal date is 22 June 2021)
  • Educational and Clinical supervisor for Core & Advance Trainees and Clinical Supervisor for Foundation doctors and GP trainees in Psychiatry, for Severn Deanery
  • Currently the Medical Lead for BaNES (AWP NHS Trust) since April 2018
  • Provided input into the AWP NHS Trust -Medicines Optimisation group prior to 2018, which reviews policies and procedures for safe use of medication within AWP NHS Trust
  • Involved in mental health service improvement alongside his primary care colleagues in Primary Care networks (PCNs-BaNES) and with the local systems for BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire
  • Next NHS Revalidation is due in 2024

Research interests

  • Dr Naveen has undertaken audits as part of his training, and also participated in nationally audits (Royal College of Psychiatrists)


  • English
  • Malayalam

I aim to provide excellent quality of care for my patients, with my years of experience and knowledge of working psychiatry of adults of working age. I am receptive to feedback from patients and their families, which helps to improve my practice. 

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  • Entry to Specialist Register of the GMC (General Psychiatry)
  • Master of Laws in Legal Aspects of Medical Practice, Cardiff Law school, Cardiff University
  • MBBS (Calicut medical College, Calicut University Kerala, India)
  • MRCPsych -Membership to the Royal College of Psychiatrists
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